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Tag: National Heroes Day

Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of the Celebrate Cayman initiative, which recognises the 14 May 1958 conferral of the [...]

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Sports pioneers celebrated on National Heroes Day

Sports pioneers celebrated on National Heroes Day

| 23/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A total of 316 honours were bestowed on pioneers in sports at the National Heroes Day 2018 celebrations yesterday, including nine “Early Pioneers”, 79 “Pioneers” and 26 “Emerging Pioneers; 168 were given “Long Service Certificates” and 34 were placed on the “Memoria [...]

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Nominations open for sports heroes

Nominations open for sports heroes

| 31/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Nominations open 1 September 2017 for the 2018 National Heroes Day, which will focus on sports. Members of the public are invited to nominate people in the community who have made outstanding contributions to sports in the Cayman Islands. In addition to Caymanian candidates, the no [...]

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Government turns to sports for newest heroes

Government turns to sports for newest heroes

| 14/08/2017 | 8 Comments
The government is looking to give out its next batch of local gongs to sports women and men who have excelled in their fields. The 2018 National Heroes Day is still more than five months away but the nominations committee has already held their first meeting and begun planning the annual national ev [...]

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Tourism pioneers to be lauded

Tourism pioneers to be lauded

| 20/01/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will honour pioneers in tourism at the annual National Heroes Day celebration, on Monday, 23 January at Heroes Square in George Town. “On this day, we will come together to pay tribute to the accomplishments and contributions of our tourism pioneers who helped [...]

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Deadline nears to nominate tourism heroes

Deadline nears to nominate tourism heroes

| 23/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The nomination period for National Heroes Day 2017 is drawing to a close, with the public asked to submit names of tourism pioneers by 30 September. Leaders from the Ministries of Culture and Tourism are encouraging all community members to put forward names for consideration befor [...]

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Time to nominate tourism heroes

Time to nominate tourism heroes

| 02/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The culture and tourism ministries this week officially launched the nomination period for pioneering and long-service individuals to be recognised at National Heroes Day 2017. The annual event, set for 23 January, will pay tribute to pioneers in tourism and honour individuals who have made s [...]

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Government looking for tourism heroes

Government looking for tourism heroes

| 12/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The largest national recognition event will honour “Pioneers in Tourism” next January, at the 2017 National Heroes Day (NHD) ceremony. The NHD committee, which comprises public- and private-sector representatives, met on Tuesday, 9 August, to discuss the chosen theme and the process leadi [...]

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Dr Roy named Cayman’s new national hero

Dr Roy named Cayman’s new national hero

| 27/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands has a new national hero, Dr Roy Edison McTaggart, who joins the ranks of eight previous honourees, including the only living recipient, Sybil McLaughlin. The posthumous award was announced Monday, 25 January, as part of the annual National Heroes Day celebrations, which foc [...]

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Government to name new national hero

Government to name new national hero

| 20/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A new national hero is expected to be named as part of National Heroes Day celebrations honouring pioneers of agriculture, set for Monday, 25 January. In all, more than 320 awards will be presented in the categories of early pioneer, pioneer, emerging pioneer, memorial scroll and long servi [...]

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Heroes Day insignia pays homage to agriculture

Heroes Day insignia pays homage to agriculture

| 14/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Protocol Office has unveiled the design for the 2016 National Heroes Day commemorative insignia, which this year symbolises the significance of agriculture to the Cayman Islands. Each year a new insignia is created to reflect the changing theme of the event, which takes place Monday, 25 [...]

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Agriculture sector targeted for Heroes Day honours

Agriculture sector targeted for Heroes Day honours

| 07/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The government is focusing on boosting growth in agriculture, highlighted by next year’s National Heroes Day when farmers will be recognised for their contributions to the industry. Nominations will be open through the end of September to honour both early pioneers and current leaders [...]

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Heroes Day will focus on agriculture

Heroes Day will focus on agriculture

| 26/06/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A committee comprising public and private sector representatives is in the early stages of planning the search for recipients of next year’s National Heroes Day (NHD) awards, which will honour contributions to the development of local farming. [...]

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